Writings on contemporary art, criticism, and theory. Attention is given to the processes of figuration in contemporary visual culture, their social and political implications, while texts vary between published works, outlines, and first drafts.
Domen Ograjenšek is a writer, art critic, and curator. He holds a degree in philosophy from the University in Ljubljana and is currently a PhD candidate at the Institute for Cultural Studies and Art Theory at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
He has held lectures and seminars on contemporary art, art theory, and critique at Museum for Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM), the International Centre for Graphic Arts Ljubljana (MGLC), and Gallery Škuc in Ljubljana. Between 2014 and 2016 he was part of the self-organised collective Neteorit, whose interdisciplinary work and contribution to art in Slovenia were showcased in 2015 at the exhibition ‘Crisis and New Beginnings: Art in Slovenia 2005-2015’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova. In 2015 he co-edited ‘Art-Area’, the monthly radio show dedicated to contemporary art at Radio Študent (Ljubljana), and between 2015 and 2016 Šum – Journal for Theory and Criticism of Contemporary Art (Ljubljana). He currently lives in Vienna.